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New mums have confidence in Maternity staff, survey shows

30 January 2020 New mums in Shropshire feel cared for during labour and birth and have their concerns taken seriously, a new survey from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has found. The 2019 CQC Maternity Survey found that women cared for by The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) had confidence and trust in the staff caring for them [...]

New mums have confidence in Maternity staff, survey shows2020-01-30T14:58:54+00:00

Help us help you this winter: choose the right services

17 January 2020 People are being urged to use the right NHS service for their needs, as local health services have been put under increased pressure due to high demand across the county. Leaders from the Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (STP) are asking people to do what they can to prevent themselves becoming unwell and make [...]

Help us help you this winter: choose the right services2020-01-17T12:26:28+00:00

Statement following Parliamentary debate on maternity services

15 January 2020 The independent review into our maternity services was tonight the subject of an adjournment debate in Parliament. Below is a statement from our Chief Executive, Paula Clark: “In November, Donna Ockenden, the midwife leading the independent inquiry into our maternity services, made a public appeal for any families that had not had a chance to ask questions [...]

Statement following Parliamentary debate on maternity services2020-01-16T15:39:57+00:00

Hints and tips on how to fight the common cold

7 January 2020 The following information is from our colleagues at Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) Health bosses at NHS Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are advising residents that they do not need to see a GP with symptoms of a common cold. You can usually treat a cold at home or speak to your local pharmacist for advice on [...]

Hints and tips on how to fight the common cold2020-01-07T15:01:31+00:00

Back Amanda’s 2020 London Marathon bid

3 January 2020 2020 is the year SaTH team member Amanda Cheeseman will take her place on the start line of the 2020 London Marathon after successfully landing a place to raise money for the Trust’s charity. Amanda gained her place through a ballot for staff at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH). Amanda, who lives near Wem, [...]

Back Amanda’s 2020 London Marathon bid2020-01-03T11:12:05+00:00

New Midwife Led Unit is lifted into place at PRH

30 December 2019 The building which will house a new state-of-the-art Midwife Led Unit (MLU) at the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford has been lifted into place. The new MLU, which is being created next to the Consultant Led Unit, will also allow The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), which runs PRH, to create additional beds to [...]

New Midwife Led Unit is lifted into place at PRH2019-12-30T12:47:53+00:00

Another Swan Room for SaTH following generous donations

23 December 2019 A new Swan Room has been created to provide dignity and privacy for patients at the end of life at the Trust that runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals. Susan Jones and Val Alcock in the new Swan Room The latest Swan Room on Ward 32 Short Stay at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) was made [...]

Another Swan Room for SaTH following generous donations2019-12-23T14:13:22+00:00

Help the NHS help you this Christmas

18 December 2019 Demand is always high for NHS urgent and emergency services during winter and particularly at Christmas and new year. Pressure builds as the weather gets colder and plummeting temperatures can result in more people being admitted to hospital. As a result, the NHS has started planning earlier than ever before with hospitals, GPs, social services and other [...]

Help the NHS help you this Christmas2019-12-18T16:03:12+00:00

Reminder for those eligible to take up their FREE flu jab

18 December 2019 Health and social care teams across Shropshire, and Telford & Wrekin, are reminding those eligible for a free flu vaccine to take up their flu jab. Flu is a highly infectious disease and is different to the common cold. Symptoms include fever, chills, headaches, aching muscles and joint pain and fatigue. The free flu vaccination is offered [...]

Reminder for those eligible to take up their FREE flu jab2019-12-18T14:40:10+00:00

Staff collect Christmas gifts for victims of domestic abuse

18 December 2019 Staff at the Trust that runs Shropshire’s acute hospitals have been donating Christmas gifts for victims of domestic abuse. Postnatal Ward with their donations The Postnatal Ward at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) collected gifts for Shropshire Domestic Abuse Service. Meanwhile, Sarah Voice, Anticoagulation Nurse Specialist at the Trust, held a collection [...]

Staff collect Christmas gifts for victims of domestic abuse2019-12-18T10:37:51+00:00